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Tue
30
Jun

Can Weed Help You Win? How Cannabis Influences 5 Different Sports

A lot of athletes take weed. Far more than you know. But when you read that an athlete was suspended for failing a drug test on the news, it is easy to assume that all drugs are bad. To clear the air, two major drugs used by athletes are opioids and cannabis. 

While there are tons of studies that loudly proclaim the negative effects of these drugs, there are just as many that talk about the benefits of cannabis. Pot not only has recreational benefits, but it also has medicinal benefits. 

As a matter of fact, the marijuana industry has grown so much that companies that are involved in marijuana and its derivatives are popping up all around. These companies even have public stocks with tradable shares.

Tue
30
Jun

The Rise Of Smokable Hemp

The demand for organically grown, cannabinoid-rich smokable hemp is growing exponentially, not just in the U.S. but throughout the rest of the world. While hemp and THC cannabis are both the same species, Cannabis sativa L., hemp is selectively bred for high CBD and low THC production. Hemp flower is particularly popular in Europe as cannabis-users in many European countries prefer low-THC, high-CBD hemp as a non-intoxicating alternative to tobacco.

Tue
30
Jun

Forget The Munchies: How Marijuana Can Be An Appetite Suppressant

A little-known cannabinoid called THCV can trigger your brain to eat less and avoid greasy, fatty foods.

Marijuana’s capability as an appetite stimulant is well-documented. And, no, we’re not talking about the “munchies.” We’re referring to its ability to kick-start appetite in potentially life-threatening situations.

Tue
30
Jun

Cannabis and strokes: Debunking myths and misconceptions

“As these products become increasingly used across the country, getting clearer, scientifically rigorous data is going to be important as we try to understand the overall health effects of cannabis,”

Mon
29
Jun

Is Marijuana The Next Recovery Revolution For Pro Athletes?

More and more research shows the benefits marijuana has on athletes, and leagues have begun to pay attention.

Mon
29
Jun

Cannabis & Memory: The Evidence Behind Marijuana’s Impact on Forgetfulness

Though the idea of the dumb, unproductive stoner is still steadily phasing itself out of the cannabis conversation, unfortunately, there is still a lot of conflicting information when it comes to cannabis and memory.

The average person with a working knowledge of how weed works is often led to believe that consuming it can lower your IQ and deplete your memory, regardless of how much or how often you partake. But there is evidence that shows that there is much more to consider, including the strain of weed you’re smoking, whether or not it’s THC– or CBD-dominant and the amount of time you have been consistently smoking — and that’s just for starters.

Mon
29
Jun

America’s Perception Of Weed And Booze: It’s Complicated

In addition to surveying public perception of alcohol and marijuana use, this research also aimed to find out why people turn to each substance.

Times are changing and as more states legalize both recreational and medical marijuana, it is obvious that public opinion about the two is changing, too. At face value, it appears that more people are accepting of marijuana, both as a recreational substance and plant-based medicinal product.

Mon
29
Jun

Here's how cannabis can help lose weight this summer

The sharp rise in the munchies — seriously, it’s a thing — is being blamed on the legalization of recreational pot.

Mon
29
Jun

8 things everyone gets wrong about CBD

The past year has seen a surge of interest in marijuana’s CBD, a non-intoxicating cannabis compound with significant therapeutic properties.

Numerous commercial start-ups and internet retailers have jumped on the CBD bandwagon, touting CBD derived from industrial hemp as the next big thing, a miracle oil that can shrink tumors, quell seizures, and ease chronic pain — without making people feel “stoned.” But along with a growing awareness of cannabidiol as a potential health aid, there has been a proliferation of misconceptions about CBD.

Mon
29
Jun

10 odd facts about marijuana that you probably never knew

From being used as a “truth serum” on World War II prisoners to literally being part of Italy’s air, here are 10 facts about cannabis you’ll be glad you know.

Did Shakespeare write his plays stoned?

“To smoke or not to smoke” was apparently never a conundrum for William Shakespeare, for it seems one of the greatest playwrights and poets of all time didn’t mind a puff or two. In fact, there are chances he could have written his plays stoned!

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